By the Governor of Alabama
WHEREAS, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists are the food and nutrition experts who can translate the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living; and
WHEREAS, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists have degrees in nutrition, dietetics, public health or a related field from well-respected, accredited colleges and universities, completed an internship and passed an examination; and
WHEREAS, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists use their nutrition expertise to help individuals make unique, positive lifestyle changes; and
WHEREAS, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists work throughout the community in hospitals, schools, public health clinics, nursing homes, fitness centers, food management, food industry, universities, research and private practice; and
WHEREAS, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists are advocates for advancing the nutritional status of Americans and people around the world:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Robert Bentley, Governor of Alabama, do hereby proclaim March 2017, as
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Month
in the State of Alabama. I encourage all citizens to recognize the contributions of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and express appreciation for their commitment to promoting science-based nutrition in the hope of achieving optimum health for this month and the rest of the year.
Given Under My Hand and the Great Seal of the Office of the Governor at the State Capitol in the City of Montgomery on the 1st day of March 2017.
Provided by the Office of the Governor of Alabama | governor.alabama.gov